Climate Justice Action meeting
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Call out CJA Meeting 18-20 March 2016 in Amsterdam Two months since COP21; since governments claimed they’d made history; since tens of thousands of us were in the streets of Paris, Europe, the world, denouncing the crossing of our red lines for a just and liveable planet. But it was … verder lezen

Successful Reclaim the Seeds in Wageningen
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Around 1000 participants in seed fair and workshop programme on the campus of the University of Wageningen. Joint statement against patents on crop plants and against the power position of the major international agrochemical companies. Marie-Monique Robin and Olivier de Schutter presented the Monsanto Tribunal to the participants. On the … verder lezen

Action against ‘philanthropic’ corporate funding in Amsterdam
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ASEED and friends gathered outside the Tropenmuseum in Amsterdam on the 26th of January, 2016, to inform those attending a debate with Bill Gates of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) of some of the projects funded by the BMGF. Our action was well received! The campaign against false … verder lezen

Fake Solutions COP21: Climate Smart Agriculture, boosting the technofix
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“If you like greenwashing clap your hands”, sang dozens of activists on the opening day of Solutions COP21, the hotspot for industry presenting false solutions for climate change, at the prestigious Grand Palais in Paris. Today, we were clapping our hands once more, at an event promoting ‘Climate Smart Agriculture’ … verder lezen

Second Food Otherwise Conference
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On February 12 and 13 in Wageningen [No English translation available yet] Op naar een duurzaam en eerlijk voedsel- en landbouwsysteem Vele mensen bouwen in Nederland en België aan veranderingen op het gebied van landbouw en voedsel. Die veranderingen zijn hard nodig, want het huidige model put de aarde uit … verder lezen

Ground Control action camp report
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After many memorable gatherings last summer, the action camps season is now over for good. It is high time to make a short report about Ground Control, the agriculture and climate action camp that took place in the harbour of Amsterdam last July.

Food Otherwise Network Day (Sat. June 13)
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[only available in Dutch so far] Als onderdeel van het Voedsel Anders netwerk is er op zaterdag 13 juni 2015 een netwerkdag. Het doel is mensen, groepen en organisaties met elkaar in contact te brengen om de roep om verandering naar een eerlijk en duurzaam landbouw- en voedselsysteem te versterken. … verder lezen

Report Workshop: Seed freedom and the EU seed law
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During the Food Otherwise Conference in Wageningen on February 22 ASEED orgnised a workshop on seed freedom, the concentration on the European seedmarket and the latest developments with the EU Seed Law. Speakers: Vandana Shiva, Ivan Mammana (ASEED) and Elly Janssen (ASEED).

Report Workshop Food Collectives
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[An English translation is not available yet] Tijdens de VoedselAnders Conferentie in Wageningen op 22 februari had ASEED meegewerkt aan een workshop over voedselcollectieven. Zo kort mogelijke voedselketens: hoe werkt dat in de praktijk? Ervaringen binnen enkele CSA’s (community supported agriculture)/voedselcollectieven in Nederland en België: leren van elkaars knelpunten en … verder lezen

Food Otherwise Conference – February 21 & 22
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– Towards fair and sustainable food and agricultural systems – – ASEED will be present with three workshops – Increasing numbers of farmers, consumers, scientists and civil society organizations are working towards a contemporary, sustainable and fair way of producing food. They help develop new relationships between farmer and consumer. … verder lezen

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